A nice mix of questions today, including SATA drives that can't be formatted properly, how to run DVD backups on Apple TV, and more.
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Rob's question: You can watch converted DVDs on Apple TV in several ways. Brian explained a way to use iTunes. You could also put them on an external drive, AppleTVHacks.net has a solution for that. Boxee is another solution, if you can get into the private beta.
Looking for a good MP3 player for Linux? I like the Archos 605 WiFi, though it is a little bulky and pricier than the iPod Touch. You can use the iPod Touch with Linux, but it takes a little work. Here's a HowTo on syncing the iPod Touch with Linux.
Michael was having problems getting Windows to recognize all the bytes on his hard drive. Others who've faced this issue have had to tweak a registry setting to enable 48-bit LBA support. Here's a thread on Annoyances.org and another on Tech Support Guy that deal with this issue.
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